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Wellness Alternatives provides individualized health care to naturally balance structural, biochemical, and psychological health. We work with patients of all ages to achieve optimal wellness and disease prevention.

 

Tenets of Functional Splanchnology

It is important to understand that the way the body works does not change to suit a current philosophy of a diseases cause and effect. Neurology, physiology and anatomy in the human body do not change. They have meaning and cannot be ignored, separated, or changed to suit a particular philosophy. By understanding the normal neurology, physiology and anatomy, dysfunction can be recognized. By recognizing the dysfunction, you will understand the effect. Each rationalizes into a procedure that we hope will eliminate the cause of disease and alters the effect back to normal health.

About

 Dr. David Peterson, DC, DCCN, FAAIM

Dr. Dave started on the journey of Functional Medicine as a student Doctor at Chiropractic college. He attended the first Functional Endocrinology course and has continued his education ever since. The only Chiropractor to be listed in St. Louis Magazine Best Doctors 2008. He was one of five Doctors in the United States given unlimited lab testing by Pharmasean Labs.

Dr. Dave is in both the “Why Do I Still have Thyroid Symptoms? When My Lab Tests Are Normal.” and “Why Isn’t My Brain Working?”

The unlimited lab testing gave him a unique perspective into Thyroid, Autoimmune, Hormone and Neurotransmitters.

Articles

Inulin – Prebiotic Fiber with Powerful Allergic Reactions

Health Food products are containing Stealth Fiber that is labeled as a “Natural Fiber”, “Natural Sweetener”, and/or a “Natural Prebiotic”. This “Stealth fiber” is being increasingly added to processed foods, while not a problem for most; it can cause gastrointestinal discomfort for some who may not know they’re consuming too much of it. The fiber is …

The Story of Your Two Brains

Did you know that many diseases could be traced to a breakdown in the gastrointestinal tract? Do an internet search for neurotransmitters and the common result will be: “Neurotransmitters are biochemicals produced in the brain that affects us mentally, emotionally and physically.”  Despite the fact that Ninety nine (99%) percent of the neurotransmitters in your body …

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Wellness Alternatives

Dr. David Peterson, DC, DCCN, FAAIM

 

17331 Penn Valley Dr. Penn Valley, CA 95946

 

Email: dpeterson@stlwa.com

Office: 530-615-4083

Text: 530-451-6048

Skype: stlwadrdave